Long Island, NY (PressExposure) December 05, 2007 -- There are many different types of honey, predicated on the floral source that it's made from. Manuka Honey is a special type of honey that has been used to heal and cure a variety of symptoms and ailments for many years. Even though Manuka Honey has been used as a natural remedy for thousands of years, recent studies have indicated that it has more healing properties than even antibiotics, making it an amazing natural resource.
While all types of honey have some medicinal value, Manuka Honey has been known to have higher antibacterial activity than other types honey. The reason being is that it contains an additional antibacterial component found only in honey produced from the Leptospermum plant (indigenous to New Zealand) which has become known as the Unique Manuka Factor or UMF.
The enzyme that produces hydrogen peroxide in honey is destroyed when honey is exposed to heat and light. However, Manuka Honey is stable so there is no concern about it losing its healing properties in storage. Manuka Honey provides a more potent antibacterial action, diffusing into the depth of infected tissues, more so than the hydrogen peroxide from other types of honey.
Manuka Honey has natural antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antiviral, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties making it one of the most valuable substances for treating a variety of different symptoms. "Manuka Honey has been known to treat health conditions such as Eczema, Psoriasis, arthritis, wounds, burns, insect bites, infections, ringworm, athlete's foot, etc.," says Frank Buonanotte, CEO of Honeymark International, a manufacturer of health care products containing Manuka Honey as a healing agent. "Research also shows that Manuka Honey reduces malodor and heals without scaring. Additionally, Manuka Honey is now being used to treat antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria, such as MRSA." It is important to know that Manuka Honey is a natural, organic substance that has been found to have no known side effects.
Manuka Honey is taking the medical industry by storm. There is an increasing number of manufacturers that are using this ingredient as a natural alternative to synthetic ingredients. For more information about the powerful healing capabilities of Manuka Honey, go to www.ManukaHoneyInfo.com To purchase health care products containing Manuka Honey as a main ingredient, go to www.HoneymarkProducts.com [http://www.honeymarkproducts.com]